Length of Hike
(Round Trip in miles)=
Total Elevation Gain (Feet)=

Score

 Score      Difficulty Level   
0 - 7 EASY
8 - 13 MODERATE
14 - 18 CHALLENGING
19 - 23 DIFFICULT
24 - 27 VERY DIFFICULT
28 + EXTREME





Difficulty Level Description Return to Top
Easy
  • young and elderly
  • someone in fair hiking condition
  • trails are generally in good condition
  • very little elevation gain
Moderate
  • someone in good hiking condition
  • trails are generally in good condition
  • increased mileage
  • moderate elevation gain
Challenging
  • someone in good hiking condition
  • trails are generally in good condition
  • increased mileage
  • significant elevation gain
Difficult
  • someone in excellent hiking condition
  • trails are generally in good condition
  • significant increase in mileage
  • significant increase in elevation gain
Very Difficult
  • someone in excellent hiking condition
  • trails are not always in good condition
  • significant increase in mileage
  • significant increase in elevation gain
Extreme
  • someone in exceptional hiking/climbing condition
  • trails are not always available
  • significant increase in mileage
  • extreme elevation gain
  • technical aspects of hike

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